The power and influence of athletes on the running of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) was extended today, with the signing of an agreement guaranteeing the Athletes' Advisory Council (AAC) "professional, independent operational support".
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Defending women's champion Naomi Osaka was beaten in the third round of the Australian Open today by 15-year-old United States prodigy Coco Gauff, while 38-year-old legend Serena Williams also exited the tournament.
Home rider Caleb Ewan earned his second stage win of the Tour Down Under today, as fellow Australian Richie Porte retained his general classification lead with two days of racing to go.
Norway's Kjetil Jansrud won the men’s super-G title today, as the prestigious International Ski Federation Alpine Skiing World Cup weekend at Kitzbühel in Austria got underway.
United States world champions Nia Ali and Donavan Brazier will be in action on home ground tomorrow, as Boston hosts the opening meeting of this season's World Athletics Indoor Tour.
The Black Ferns will be seeking a third consecutive win in the women's World Rugby Sevens Series this weekend, on the home turf of Hamilton - where men's and women's Series events are being co-hosted for the first time.
New Zealand, hosts of this weekend's third stage of the World Rugby Sevens Series, have made three changes to the squad that came from behind to defeat South Africa 7-5 in the Cape Town Sevens final last month.
Home hope Pedro Pascual enjoyed a day of limited racing at the Sailing World Cup in Miami, Florida, winning his fourth RS.X race of a vital Tokyo 2020 qualifying regatta.
Hosts Germany won the Men's EuroHockey Indoor Nations title for a 17th time today as they defeated world champions Austria in Berlin.
There was double gold for the United States on the concluding day of the penultimate leg of the Indoor Archery World Series at the French venue of Nimes thanks to Brady Ellison and Braden Gellenthien.
Pavlichenko sets luge track record in Lillehammer but misses gold as Fischnaller enjoys double glory
Russia’s Semen Pavlichenko set a men’s track record at the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup in Lillehammer, which is doubling as the European Championship - but it was not enough to win the title.
The theme of French success in general, and success for Martin Fourcade in particular, continued at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Ruhpolding in Germany as he won the men’s 12.5 kilometres pursuit competition.
Germany’s Olympic and world champion Francesco Friedrich earned his 10th International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup victory in the four-man bobsleigh at Innsbruck in Austria today.
A total of 363 events and activities are taking place across 45 countries today as part of the ninth edition of World Snow Day.
Three of the four matches that began on the second day of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup in South Africa were affected by heavy rain, with the meeting between New Zealand and Japan hit the hardest.